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Fraxinus americana

Common Name(s):
White ash
Cultivar(s):
Autumn Purple, Rose Hill
Category:
Trees
Comment:

Native; tolerates adverse conditions; reseeds itself; male and female trees; seeds for birds; larval plant for tiger swallowtail and mourning cloak butterflies

Height:
60-80 ft.
Flower:
Flowers in panicles
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun; moist, well-drained soil but tolerates a range of soil types
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Modestly pyramidal to upright; broad, rounded head
Width:
50-70 ft.
Growth Rate:
Moderate
Leaf:
8-15 in. opposite, pinnately compound leaf; yellow, maroon to purple fall color
Tags:
deciduous, TSC

NCCES plant id: 1999

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